• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

UC recognises how important it is that you are able to continue with your studies while your travel plans are temporarily put on hold due to COVID-19. For this reason, we have developed a carefully selected range of online units for our most popular degree courses, enabling you to commence your study online before transitioning to face-to-face study once travel restrictions are lifted.

Please refer to our website for detailed info regarding availability/conditions etc.

You’ll get to pursue your interests while completing an industry-accredited qualification. Recognised by the Australian Computer Society, this cutting-edge course offers the ability to choose subjects from a range of specialty areas, such as computer security, network computing, games development, cloud computing, digital  skills, data science and intelligence systems.

Helping you to become an exceptional software engineer will be work placement opportunities with UC’s industry partners, and the final year research project that will see you produce and implement a real-world engineering solution for a real business. 

Study a Bachelor of Software Engineering with Business Informatics from University of Canberra and you will:

  • understand the methodology of software systems engineering using analysis and specification methods such as UML, XML, structured and soft systems methodologies
  • learn to design and build systems and software using specialist engineering tools
  • work within modern development environments that include Windows, Linux, mobile and cloud computing
  • gain knowledge in business processes and associated work practices, requirements and information needs
  • acquire theoretical knowledge to reflect critically on professional practice in the areas of business analysis, change management and implementation, project management and business strategy, and the planning of information systems
  • analyse and evaluate complex problems in a range of different information systems situations
  • acquire a range of software engineering and business informatics research frameworks and skills.

Career opportunities

  • ICT consultant
  • data scientist
  • cyber security specialist/forensics
  • system architect/technical architect
  • user interface designer
  • artificial intelligence/machine learning engineer
  • web/mobile app developer
  • software engineer
  • games developer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      Standard eight semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.

  • Credits
    96 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Information Technology 
  • Database Design
  • Professional Practice in IT 
  • Information & Communication Technology Project
  • Technological Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Systems Analysis and Modelling

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    60

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:

  • Year 12 ATAR
  • other Australian Qualification
  • work experience
  • overseas qualification
  • Basic knowledge and skills in ICT (Information and Communication Technology)
  • Basic numeracy and literacy skills
CRICOS Code: 056138G

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30300 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30300 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Domestic: Commonwealth Support Place (CSP)

Living costs for Canberra

  • 1425 - 2510 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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